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Mathematicians

Solve problems or conduct research using mathematical methods.

Quick Facts

Wages:

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$49.84 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

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Growth rate:  26%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze data to identify trends or relationships among variables.
  • Analyze security of systems, network, or data.
  • Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields.
  • Determine appropriate methods for data analysis.
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